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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-05-02 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-13).

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88835 tokens ‧ 64411 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8763 types ‧ 26 (~ 0.297%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. assertedly
    • 2008 May 2, Alan Feuer, “54 More Women Accuse Bloomberg Firm of Bias”, New York Times:
      Though the suit does not name Mr. Bloomberg as a defendant and claims discrimination that assertedly occurred after he left an active role in the company, it is the latest and most sweeping of a string of discrimination and sexual harassment complaints filed against the firm since the 1990s.
  2. benightedness
    • 2008 May 2, Ginia Bellafante, “Spinsterhood Is Powerful (Until a Catch Shows Up)”, New York Times:
      Although it falls under the rubric of “Masterpiece Classic” (as opposed to the Contemporary or Mystery divisions), it holds no interest in shifting any impressions of benightedness.
  3. blueback
  4. counterproofs
    • 2008 May 2, Karen Rosenberg, Ken Johnson And Roberta Smith, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      They include etchings, aquatints, preparatory pencil drawings and pastel counterproofs.
  5. dosas
    • 2008 May 2, “Spices and Spires”, New York Times:
      GANESH TEMPLE CANTEEN , located in the basement of the community center next to the temple, is open 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, serving dosas, uttapam and other traditional meals.
  6. drypoints
    • 2008 May 2, Karen Rosenberg, Ken Johnson And Roberta Smith, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      Several drypoints featuring charming, chubby-handed toddlers convey empathy and intimacy.
  7. elocutions
    • 2008 May 2, Nate Chinen, “A Taste of the Vast A.A.C.M. Legacy”, New York Times:
      This studio recording is a study in texture, not only for the percussive elocutions of Mr. Abrams and Mr. Mitchell but also for the improvised electronic commentary of Mr. Lewis, on a laptop computer.
  8. filmless
    • 2008 May 2, Claudia H. Deutsch, “At Kodak, Some Old Things Are New Again”, New York Times:
      “But it was filmless photography, so management’s reaction was, ‘that’s cute — but don’t tell anyone about it.’
  9. gunmanship
    • 2008 May 2, Nazila Fathi, “Iran Protests Clinton Words”, New York Times:
      Referring to Mrs. Clinton, he said, “Presidency of a woman in a country that boasts its gunmanship is unlikely.”
  10. linemaker
    • 2008 May 2, Bill Finley, “As Handicapping Gets Less Common, It Also Gets Harder”, New York Times:
      Mike Battaglia, who is the public handicapper for The Louisville Courier-Journal, the linemaker for Churchill Downs and an analyst on NBC’s Kentucky Derby telecasts, described his own recent record in the Derby this way: “Bad. Just bad.”
  11. prowar
  12. schoolboyish
    • 2008 May 2, John Wray, “Dungeons & Austrians”, New York Times:
      The case of Josef Fritzl — a man from the Lower Austrian town of Amstetten who, the authorities say, locked his daughter in a basement dungeon for 24 years and fathered seven children by her — not only makes Priklopil’s crime seem like a schoolboyish prank, but also places its predecessor in an entirely new context: that of a series, perhaps even of a trend.
  13. singspiel
    • 2008 May 2, The New York Times, “Classical Music/Opera Listings”, New York Times:
      ★ ‘DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL’ (Saturday and Wednesday) There is plenty of chemistry onstage in the Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Mozart’s comic singspiel.
  14. strangenesses
  15. surburbanites
  16. tattoolike
    • 2008 May 2, Karen Rosenberg, Ken Johnson And Roberta Smith, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      Some paintings hang on walls that have been painted black and profusely covered by Mr. Panter with endearingly goofy chalk drawings of animals, people, robots and tattoolike emblems.
  17. undanced
    • 2008 May 2, Alastair Macaulay, “Recalling the Standard-Setter of Symphonic Ballet”, New York Times:
      He makes you hear the music better, and yet he often does so by springing masterstrokes that seem musically unbidden, by letting other musical features pass by undanced and by drawing us deep into musical meters and sonorities that seem minor at the time (until we feel their part in a larger structural drama we hadn’t seen coming).
  18. unfrazzled
    • 2008 May 2, Robin Finn, “The Hard Hat Passes to a New Commissioner”, New York Times:
      This being Construction Safety Week in New York City, where construction accidents since Jan. 1 have already claimed the lives of more workers (13) than occurred in all of 2007 (12), Mr. LiMandri is making a valiant attempt to appear unfrazzled while having his commissioner chain jerked in several directions simultaneously.
  19. unimmunized
  20. vintagey
    • 2008 May 2, Susan Dominus, “The Miley Cyrus Message, in the Eyes of Schoolgirls”, New York Times:
      Another girl in a vintagey red polka-dot dress revealed a striking depth of cleavage, but a lumpy zip-up sweatshirt layered on top announced, in some generic way, that she couldn’t care less, a crucial component of Upper West Side high schooler style.
  21. wristbanded
    • 2008 May 2, Ben Sisario, “On Throne, Onstage, Online and on Cellphone”, New York Times:
      Once wristbanded sometime after 6 a.m., she returned home to prepare her elaborate, swooping hairstyle and what she called her “stewardess-Madonna-tricky-tranny look.”


  1. winer